Perfect No-Cook Cheesecake

  • Preparation Time5 mins
  • Cooking Time5 mins
  • Serves8
  • DifficultyEasy

For the base

400g digestive biscuits
200g butter

For the filling

500g cream cheese
770g (2 cans) condensed milk
250ml fresh cream, whipped
Grated rind and juice of 4 limes

1. Melt the butter in a saucepan then remove from heat.

2. Place the biscuits in a food processor and blitz until fine crumbs.

3. Add the crumbs to the melted butter and stir to combine.

4. Tip into a greased and lined 28cm tin and press down firmly with the back a spoon.

5. For the filling: put the cream cheese in a bowl and whisk until soft and creamy, this will prevent lumps from forming and make it easier to combine with the other ingredients.

6. Add the condensed milk and whisk again until well combined and smooth.

7. Stir through the lime juice and rind, reserving some of the rind to decorate.

8. Whip the cream to soft peak then fold through the cream cheese and condensed milk mixture.

9. Pour over the base and smooth over with the back of a spoon.

10. Place in the fridge and leave to set for at least 12 hours or preferably overnight.

11. When set remove from the tin and transfer to a serving plate or cake stand and sprinkle over the remaining zest just before serving.

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